The top 10 most popular words as voted by visitors to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary
. I'm pleased to note that I use 6 of the top 10 on a semi-regular basis (italicised those ones), with onomatopoeia rolling effortlessly from my tongue on saturday when I was discussing 'noisy' children's books with someone.
Yuck, 'juxtapose' though - I watched one of those dreadful Living Channel shows on Friday night, and some guy (who I'm sure had based his entire persona on Derek Zoolander, and in a non-ironic way) was a big fan of 'juxtaposing' furniture around the houses he worked on. Maybe I'm just being persnickety.